• Subject: Re: IBM Spin Doctors on AS/400 Marketing
  • From: CVWD@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Oct 1997 14:19:10 -0500 (EST)

In a message dated 97-10-26 18:31:07 EST, you write:

> Customers care about their own business. I just can't picture a VP of
>  Finance calling the MIS department and saying, "Hey, I just saw a great
>  advertisement for an AS/400. Is there some way we can get one of those to
>  do accounting with?" 
Oh, but the do just exactly that!!  "I just saw an ad for NT and it said it
would solve our problems.  Why don't we have that instead of this dinosaur?"
 We have to make a formal respose to this kind of question several times a
year.  Does everyone at your company just accept everything DP says and leave
you alone?  Are you hiring?
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